Commercial Litigation Solicitor

Employer
Douglas Scott Legal Recruitment
Location
Leeds
Salary
Competitive DOE
Closing date
8 Jul 2021
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Job Details

Commercial Litigation Solicitor

This is an exciting role based in Leeds City Centre for a Commercial Litigation Solicitor to join a well established regional firm. The role is based in Leeds City Centre but agile working is possible with some home working flexibility.

The Role involves managing a varied litigation caseload including:
  • sale and carriage of goods
  • provision of services
  • commercial agency
  • guarantees
  • consumer credit
  • franchising
  • distribution and finance agreements
  • enforcement of any judgment
  • Property disputes- Landlord and Tenant, possession proceeds etc

The successful Solicitor will be 3-5 years' PQE and be able to work with minimal supervision. They will also have experience and enthusiasm in business development will pride themselves in delivering a first-class client experience.

In return the firm offers a friendly and supportive working environment with room to progress and develop in their career, along with flexible working arrangements.

Main Responsibilities

  • Dealing with matters at all stages, from taking the client's initial instructions through to archiving, in accordance with office and accounts procedures.
  • Taking instructions from clients and advising accordingly.
  • Obtaining and preparing file documentation.
  • Billing files and obtaining monies due to the firm from the clients and other parties.
  • Delegated supervisory responsibilities as and when required
  • Maintaining legal knowledge and skills

Key Skills - Essential

  • Ability to deal with technical details and to express solutions to complex legal issues in a concise and customer-friendly way.
  • Ability to present and argue a case orally and in writing.
  • Ability to work accurately in accordance with the requirements of each team.
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • Ability to prioritise workload and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to work on own initiative.
  • Ability to work as a member of a team.
  • Ability to deal with enquiries in a customer-friendly and effective manner.

Salary is competitive DOE

For more information please contact Nicola Mackenzie on 0113 467 7571

Company

Douglas Scott Legal Recruitment are multi-award winning legal recruitment experts.

Our business – put simply – is to remove the pain points candidates may otherwise experience on their journeys.
Sure, we act for legal professionals of all levels making lateral moves, taking steps up the ladder or looking for contract legal opportunities.
And yes we can boast a network of connections that spans nationwide private practice, the UK’s in house legal departments and now the Middle East, Asia and the Far East.
But we are the only REC and APSCO affiliated legal recruitment specialist with an ISO9001 accredited quality management system and the Investors In People Gold Standard award.
And by externally validating our day to day activities in the wider business community we have been able to place customer experience at the heart of our business proposition.
Which means people like dealing with our team – a very experienced, settled and happy bunch they epitomise the Douglas Scott brand personality and will demonstrate a genuine interest in you and your career.      

 

 

 

Find Us
Telephone
0161 233 6360
Location
Douglas Scott Legal Recruitment
No1 Spinningfields
Manchester
M3 3EB
GB

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